Innovators Guide



Dentist Employment Data

Dentists held about 141,900 jobs in 2008. Employment was distributed among general practitioners and specialists as follows:

Dentists, general 120,200
Orthodontists 7,700
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons 6,700
Prosthodontists 500
Dentists, all other specialists 6,900

Approximately 15 percent of all dentists were specialists. About 28 percent of dentists were self-employed and not incorporated. Very few salaried dentists worked in hospitals and offices of physicians. Almost all dentists work in private practice. According to the American Dental Association, about 3 out of 4 dentists in private practice are solo proprietors, and almost 15 percent belonged to a partnership.

Source:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition

Find related resources below:



Dentist Employment
Dentist Training
Dentist Job Outlook
Dentist Income

 

Home Page
Innovation Topics

More data on select careers:
Income Data
EMPLOYMENT DATA
TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS

Find More Job Outlooks below:


Health Guide USA    Assessor Links USA    All Things Political    Dental Guide USA    Active Canines    Doomsday Guide

Copyright @ 2008 - 2010
Use of this website is expressly subject to the various terms and conditions set forth in our
User Agreement/Disclaimer  and Privacy Policy